Richard R. Beresford, Esq.
Dick has practiced law in the Greater Seattle Area since 1972 and has extensive experience in legal matters in the areas of Business and Finance including the representation of major companies and banks as well as individuals attending to their business and estate planning needs. Dick has represented a wide range of contractors and developers in all areas of real estate handling both transactional and litigation matters. Dick’s mission, which has been adopted by this firm, is to provide highly effective legal services at a reasonable cost.
Dick and his wife, Pam, have resided in Edmonds, Washington his entire professional life and have two children, a daughter-in-law and three grandchildren. Dick’s interests vary from business and professional matters to his extended family as well as an occasional game of golf and a cruise around Puget Sound and the Port Ludlow area.
Commercial Litigation, Real Estate, Banking and Lease Law, Estate Planning Examiner of Titles for King County
Washington State Bar Association; U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington; U.S. District Court Eastern District of Washington
University of Washington, BA Finance Willamette University School of Law, JD
Washington State Bar Association, Member: 1972;
Trustee, Young Lawyers Section, 1975-1981;
Washington State Bar Association: Rules of Professional Conduct Committee;
American Bar Association;
King County Bar Association;
Snohomish County Bar Association;
American Arbitration Association;
Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity
Community and Business Associations
Edmonds Community College Foundation, (Trustee and former President)
Chairman, Puget Sound Center of Learning and Technology,
(Joint Venture with Edmonds Community College and Shoreline Community College)
Factors of Puget Sound, LLC (Co-Owner)
Pacific Continental Shippers, LLC (Co-Owner)
Articles & Publications
The Value of a Lawyer’s Use of Sound Independent Judgment (Paradigm Winter 2014)
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